Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
That guy's a beast.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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